Amy Gordon

Amy Gordon
Location: Fairfield, CT
Education: Skidmore College, Emerson College
Expertise: Recipe editing, food research and writing, proofreading, cooking, parties

Amy Gordon is a freelance lifestyle writer and editor who has been in the field for more than 25 years. Her specialized skill is recipe editing, and she has worked on cookbooks for big publishing houses including Macmillan Publishing and Abrams Books. She has also written online food articles for The Food Network and Moffly Media Digital's local magazines. Cooking a variety of interesting and healthy meals for her family is one way Amy exercises her creativity and finds her zen.


  • Served as editor and proofreader on several highly touted cookbooks such as Mark Bittman's "How to Cook Everything," and "Superfood!" by NBC's Today Show nutritionist Joy Bauer.
  • Worked on more than 3,000 articles for The Spruce Eats, both recipes and food profiles.
  • Developed a brand-new 300-page trade paperback book series for Macmillan Publishing, including "How to Cook Your Meals the Lazy Way," which was featured in Bon Appetit magazine.



About The Spruce Eats

The Spruce Eats, a Dotdash brand, is a food and drink website offering more than 15,000 tested recipes, 1,200 how-to videos, informative articles, trustworthy product recommendations, and the inspiration to help you make your best meal. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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